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IAC Webinars in 2020

Online Seminars in Clinical Cytology

Welcome to the IAC online seminars.

The January webinar was on  Wednesday, 29. January 2020 and should soon be available in the IAC archive.

Dr. Ashish Chandra, MIAC, St. Guy´s  & St. Thomas´s NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

"The International System for Reporting Serous Fluid Cytopathology"

A case based application in routine practice. The terminology system is at an advanced stage of development and help is at hand to advise on its application in rountine practice 


Password: cytology
Wednesday, January 29th 2020 02:00 PM Europe Time (GMT +1)
Wednesday, January 29th 2020 04:00 PM Eastern European Time (GMT+3)
Wednesday, January 29th 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (Indiana, GMT -5)
Thursday, January 30th 2020 12:00 AM Sydney Time (GMT + 11)

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Seminars are in English. The list can be found below.

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The IAC wish to  thank:

Dianna L. Ng, MD, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, CA, USA

"Next Generation Global Pathology: Using Implementation Science to Improve Breast Care in Tanzania"


Mauro Ajaj Saieg, MD, PhD, FIAC, Associate Professor, Cytopathologist, Santa Casa Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

"The benefits of ROSE in head and neck cytology: a case-based approach"

Grace C. H. Yang, MD, Clinical Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Papanicolaou Cytology Laboratory,
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA

Cytohistology of Interesting Head and Neck Cases

Dina R. Mody, MD, FIAC, Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas, USA

Cervical Cancer Screening from Dr. Papanicolaou to HPV Testing, a Paradigm Shift


Dr. Nga Min En, National University Hospital Singapore

Approach to Lymph Node Cytology


Dr. Andrew Field, Department of Anatomical Pathology at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia 

The Yokohama Standardized System for Reporting Breast FNA Specimens


Ajit Paintal; Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Hempstead, U.S.A.

Salivary gland cytology: A morphologic paradigm and advances in reporting


Fernando Schmitt, IPATIMUP, University of Porto, Portugal

Molecular Cytology


Chris VandenBussche, Dept. of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, U.S.A.

An Update on the Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology


Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, BSc, ART(CSMLS), CFIAC,Sidra Medicine, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar

Origin, differential cytomorphology, and significance of squamous metaplasia in cervical cytopathology


Prof. Dr. Momin T. Siddique, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.

Pancreatic and Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors: Cytomorphologic Assessment and Current Update

Prof. Lukas Bubendorf, Insitute of Pathology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

FISH in cytology

Dr. Paul Wakely, Jr, Dept. of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.

A Practical Approach to Soft Tissue Cytopathology

Dr. David S. Cooper, Dir. Thyroid Clinic, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MA, U.S.A. 

The Management of Thyroid Nodules

Dr. Zubair Baloch, MIAC, Perelman School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A

Diagnostic Challenges in Salivary Gland Cytopathology

Dr. Sinchita Roy Chowdhuri, MIAC, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Next Generation Sequencing of Cytologic Specimens: Opportunities, Limitations, and Pitfalls

Dr. Samreung Rangaeng, MD, MIAC, Chiang Mai University, Thailand 

FNA cytology of intraoral lesions

Dr. Guido Fadda, MIAC, Rome, Italy 

The Bethesda Reporting System for Thyroid Cytology on Liquid Based Cytology

Dr. Brian Collins,St. Louis, USA

EUS FNA of Pancreas

Dr. Walid Khalbuss, FIAC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, USA

Informatics in Cytology: Less Pain & More Gain


Dr. Christopher Vanden Bussche, MIAC, Baltimore, USA

The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology


Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, BSc, CFIAC, Doha, Qatar 

Cytomorphologic Overlap and Diagnostic Pitfalls in Gynecological Cytopathology 


Dr. Pinar Firat, Istanbul, Turkey 

Cytology of Serous Effusions - From Basics to Challenges 


Dr. Matthew Zarka, MIAC, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, USA  

FNA of Salivary Gland Lesions: A Novel Pattern Based Approach to Diagnosis


Dr. William R. Geddie, MIAC, Dept. of Cytopathology, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fine Needle Biopsy of Lymph Nodes: Mimics of Lymphoma

Robert Y. Osamura, MD, FIAC, Professor and Director, International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW), Diagnostic Pathology Center, Tokyo

Molecular Tools in Diagnostic Cytology


Dr. Rana Hoda, FIAC,  Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA :

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology on Liquid-Based Preparations

Dr. Ashish Chandra, MIAC, Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospitals, London, England for finding time in December 2014 and agreeing to present his lecture: 

Cytology In the Diagnosis and Follow Up of Urothelial Neoplasia


Dr. Gary Tse, MIAC Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong for presenting his seminar:

Pattern Approach to FNAC Diagnosis of the Breast







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